Verify out this week’s “Spinning Back Clique,” MMA Junkie’s weekly display that requires a spin by means of the major matters in blended martial arts.
This week, our panel Mike Bohn, Matthew Wells, and Brian “Goze” Garcia discuss these five matters with host “Gorgeous” George Garcia:
It’s UFC 273 battle 7 days and we’re wanting ahead to two massive title fights. In the main function, Alexander Volkanovski places his featherweight title on the line towards “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. Volkanovski enters this a person as a sizeable beloved, close to a -850 favorite in accordance to Tipico odds. With two title defenses beneath his belt, wherever would Volkanovski slide in the finest featherweight of all-time conversation if he picks up his 3rd on Saturday?
The co-key party of UFC 273 will see bantamweight winner Aljamain Sterling confront previous champ, Petr Yan. Their first meeting finished through disqualification because of to an unlawful knee from Yan, which led to a great deal of criticism despatched in Sterling’s way. Looking at the very first fight was not going Sterling’s way in advance of the unlawful knee, should really he demonstrate up and change in a dominant efficiency to protect his title, will he get the respect he warrants? How will his title reign be considered?
The function bout of Saturday’s pay back-per-check out occasion is a great matchup concerning leading welterweights Gilbert Burns and Khamzat Chimaev. Whilst the matchup by itself is intriguing for a lot of reasons, just one matter that is turning a large amount of heads is how vast the betting odds are in this 1. Tipico Sportsbook has Chimaev as a -550 favorite whilst Burns is +370. Do the oddsmakers have this 1 correct? Need to Chimaev be these a wide preferred contemplating his level of competition thus much when Burns has been in there with the welterweight champ Kamaru Usman?
Holding with the UFC 273 primary card, there is an significant strawweight struggle amongst Mackenzie Dern and Tecia Torres. Despite the fact that she’s getting into on a reduction to Marina Rodriguez, Dern was working warm on a four-combat get streak. She’ll seem to snap the streak of Torres, who has strike a stride as of late a winner a few straight. Each of these fighters were seen as opportunity world champions, so who has far more force to maintain that alive heading into Saturday?
WrestleMania 38 was this earlier weekend and it featured a range of athletes who competed in MMA at the highest stage, which includes previous UFC champions Brock Lesnar and Ronda Rousey. We have some enjoyable with this one particular and consider our picks who would do nicely crossing more than from MMA into the environment of professional wrestling and vice versa.
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